Opening Ports for Run 8 Train Simulator using Your Router

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February 24, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Run 8 Train Simulator is a Simulation game published by Run 8 Studios released in 2012.

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Run 8 Train Simulator is a simulation game. In a simulation game the main goal is to simulate a real life situation either for entertainment or education. There are many different types of simulation games such as flying, sports, driving, and farming. One of the earliest simulation games was SimCity which is considered a social simulation game.

Forward Ports for Run 8 Train Simulator

When you are playing Run 8 Train Simulator you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and on occasion even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Run 8 Train Simulator

The incoming ports for Run 8 Train Simulator are as follows:

Run 8 Train Simulator - PC

  • TCP: 15197
  • UDP: 15197

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Run 8 Train Simulator simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want more? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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